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What is the definition or description of: newborn meningitis?

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Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics
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In brief: Infection...

In a newborn of the lining of the brain.
It could be caused by bacteria or viruses.

In brief: Infection...

In a newborn of the lining of the brain.
It could be caused by bacteria or viruses.
Dr. Kelly Kane
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Dr. Mel Goldberg
Pediatrics

In brief: Infection

Infection and inflammation of the meninges which cover the brain and spinal cord.

In brief: Infection

Infection and inflammation of the meninges which cover the brain and spinal cord.
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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice

In brief: Within 30 days

Neonatal period is defined as the first 30 days of life.
This is the period in which risk for acquiring meningitis is greater than any time thereafter. In reality, the risk factors and treatment may extend to infants who are several months old.

In brief: Within 30 days

Neonatal period is defined as the first 30 days of life.
This is the period in which risk for acquiring meningitis is greater than any time thereafter. In reality, the risk factors and treatment may extend to infants who are several months old.
Dr. Martin Fried
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